Conferences, Workshops, Initiatives

More than 18,000 attendees since 2007 have benefited from the lessons of nationally-known thought leaders and newsmakers.

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Women of Achievement Bridge & Award Project

2019 Honorees Theresa "Billee" Davis, Willie Stevenson Glanton, Ola Babcock Miller

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Challenging Corporations to Lead Change

EPIC Corporate Challenge pushes for parity in Iowa

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Connecting Women in Leadership across Iowa

More than 60 companies are members of Women Connect groups across the state

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Developing Leaders Through Dialogue

Women Lead Change helps organizations create structures that help women be successful

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Who We Are

Women Lead Change is dedicated to the development, advancement and promotion of women, their organizations, and to impacting the economy and future workforce.

Women Lead Change is the premier leadership organization for women, offering comprehensive leadership resources including events featuring prominent speakers, networking opportunities, public/private initiatives like the EPIC Corporate Challenge and other important services to advance women’s leadership and impact the future workforce.

IWLC Offerings Wheel Events

Our events span the state and draw in visitors from all corners of the nation. Learn More Here

IWLC Offerings Wheel Research

IWLC and its sponsors and partners are committed to advancing the cause of women's leadership. Learn More Here

IWLC Offerings Wheel Education

A statewide public-private initiative to grow and retain women at all levels of company leadership. Learn More Here

IWLC Offerings Wheel Solutions

IWLC offers programs that provide practical and tactical strategies for women and companies. Learn More Here

IWLC Offerings Wheel Support

There are many ways to become more involved with IWLC. Learn More Here

Upcoming Events

QCWC Workshop: 5 Ways to Lead When You're Not in Charge

February 4, 2020 | The Waterfront Convention Center

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2020 ATHENA + Male Champion of Change Awards

February 5, 2020 | Bettendorf, IA | Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center

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CWC Workshop: 5 Ways to Lead When You're Not in Charge

February 11, 2020 | The Hotel at Kirkwood Center

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2020 Siouxland Conference

February 20, 2020 | Sioux City, IA | Sioux City Convention Center

Featuring Cy Wakeman Ditch the Drama Workshop
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SEWC Workshop: The Fine Art of Small Talk

February 27, 2020 | Sioux Falls, SD | Hilton Garden Inn

Develop conversational skills and acquire experience in becoming more at ease at networking events, meetings, and social events.
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2020 ICR Iowa Conference

April 7 - 8, 2020 | Cedar Rapids | DoubleTree Convention Center

Featuring Mel Robbins & Dr. Peggy Whitson
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2020 Quad Cities Conference

May 7, 2020 | Moline, IL | TaxSlayer Center

Featuring Carla Harris and Michelle Poler
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2020 Central Iowa Conference

October 28 - 29, 2020 | Des Moines, IA | Iowa Events Center

More details to come!
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At Women Lead Change, we empower, challenge and inspire the women around us.

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